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[audio]Speeches from the Opening of La Brea Tar Pits 06-13-1969
Note: No recording from 00:14:32 to 00:15:10.Description: Partial audio track corresponding to the footage of the Pit 91 Opening Ceremony on June 13, 1969 (Asphalt Friday). Segments of speeches by museum officers, government officials, and scientists on the importance of the La Brea Tar Pits for scientific research and the momentousness of this occasion.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County...
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[movies]Mas Okui and Sue Embrey Interviews

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[movies]Manzanar War Relocation Center footage

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[movies]Rosie Kakuuchi Interview - Lynch, Alisa

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[movies]Hikoji Takeuchi Interview

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[movies]Pete Merritt Interview

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[movies]Leroy Cline, Bob Stengel, Nan Zischank, and Harry Y. Ueno Interviews

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[movies]Victor Muruoka Interview - Lynch, Alisa

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[movies]Susan Buchel Interview - Leufkemeier, Kristen

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[movies]Momo Nagano Interview

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[movies]Willma Willis Gore Interview - Leufkemeier, Kristen

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[movies]Lillian Matsumoto Interview

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[audio]Keith Bright Interview

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[audio]Yuri Matsunaga Interview

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[audio]Bill Michael Interview

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[audio]Ray Ewy Interview

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[audio]Bruce Auernheimer Interview

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[audio]Harry Y. Ueno

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[audio]Amy Takahashi Interview

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[audio]Henry Fukuhara Interview - Potashin, Richard

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[audio]Sue Embrey Interview

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[audio]George Izumi Interview

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[audio]Frank Kikuchi Interview - Hansen, Art

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[audio]Wobbly Traditions
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program on the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies) featuring noted folklorist Archie Green, Hank McGuckin, and Joseph (Joe) Murphy.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Folklore--United States; Folklorists--California--Interviews; Labor movement--United States--History; Labor unions--United States--History; Industrial Workers of the World; Labor Archives and Research Center
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[audio]Carol Cuénod oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Retired as Librarian and Archivist, International Longshore and Warehouse Union Library, San Francisco, 1986; employed at ILWU for twenty-three years; insightful reflections on politically active mother, Left and communist politics in California during 1940s-1950s, California Labor School, and International Longshore and Warehouse Union; an archivist at Labor Archives, since 1992...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Schwartz, Harvey; Cuénod, Carol, 1929-; Communists--California--Interviews; Labor unions--California--San Francisco--History; Women in the labor movement--California; Women labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; California Labor School; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]John Sanchez oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Former agricultural worker; recalls killing of unionists by growers in Pixley, California, during 1933 Central Valley cotton strike; describes harsh living and working conditions of Central Valley's Mexican American cotton pickers, 1930s, and impact of mechanization, 1938-1941; employed as Richmond shipyard worker, World War II, then union molder, and finally International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers member with PG&E.Collection Guide: John ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Agricultural laborers--California--1930-1940; Agricultural laborers--California--San Joachin Valley; Migrant labor--California--San Joachin Valley; Migrant labor--California--1930-1940; Strikes and lockouts--Agricultural laborers--California; World War, 1939-1945--California; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco Bay Area; San Joachin Valley
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[audio]Labor on the Line
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Recordings of a Bay Area independent radio news program from 1984-1987 covering labor issues with a primary focus on California. Includes numerous interviews with local labor leaders regarding significant strikes and labor struggles such as the historic Latina-led Watsonville Cannery Strike, United Farm Workers' (UFW) "Wrath of Grapes" campaign, and the month-long SEIU Local 250 Kaiser healthcare workers strike.Rights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Cannery workers--California; Labor union members--California; Labor unions--California--History; Labor union leaders--California; Medical personnel--California; Medical personnel--Labor unions--United States; Strikes and lockouts--Cannery workers--California--Watsonville; Women labor union members--California--History; Mexican American women--California--History; Watsonville Canning Strike, Watsonville, Calif., 1985-1987; Women cannery workers--California--Watsonville; Service Employees International Union. Local 250 (San Francisco, Calif.); United Farm Workers
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[audio]Stanley Lathen oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Central figure in labor movement of Vallejo, California, from World War II until retirement, 1968; organizer for Vallejo Plasterers Union, early 1930s to 1941; in 1941 revitalized Retail Store Employees Union Local 373 of Solano and Napa counties; led Local 373 for twenty-seven years; greatly expanded local's membership and influence while taking central role in civic affairs and Democratic Party politics...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Clerks (Retail trade)--California--Labor unions; Labor leaders--California--Interviews; Labor movement--California--Vallejo--History; Labor unions--California--History; Retail Store Employees Union. Local 373; Vallejo (Calif.)
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[audio]Eric Solomon oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: San Francisco State University English professor and leader in the faculty strike of 1969; hired by SFSU in the fall of 1964; describes SFSU in the 1960s as a "liberal teacher's dream"; details his leadership of the SFSU faculty strike, its development, and its legacies. Collection Guide: Eric Solomon Oral HistoryRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Carroll, Peter; Solomon, Eric, 1928-; San Francisco State College--Student Strike, 1968-1969; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Interviews; Student strikes--California--San Francisco; Teachers' unions--California; American Federation of Teachers; California Faculty Association; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Loretta Starvus Stack oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Smith Act Defendant and Communist Party member discusses working-class childhood in Willimantic, Connecticut; her time with the party; and imprisonment as one of Smith Act defendants in 1951. Discusses the conditions of being jailed with the other female defendants, the strategy of their legal defense, and her feelings of the Communist Party USA's New York leadership going "underground" after the Smith Act arrests.Collection Guide: Loretta Starvu...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Communism--California; Communism--United States; Communist trials--New York (State); Communist Trial, New York, N.Y., 1952-1953; Communists--United States--Interviews; Communist Party of the United States of America; New York (N.Y.); Willimantic (Conn.)
[audio]Paul Pinsky oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Longtime labor activist and consultant to unions in California and Hawaii; recalls U.C. Berkeley; labor organizing, 1930s; discusses career as Research Director, California CIO Council, late 1930s-late 1940s; represented International Fishermen & Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) and Marine Cooks and Stewards (MCS) at their CIO purge trials, 1950; consultant to ILWU specializing in employee benefit and union insurance plans; searching comments on...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor leaders--California; Labor movement--California--History; Labor unions--California--History; California CIO Council; International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; Marine Cooks and Stewards Union; San Francisco Bay Area
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[audio]Jack Goldberger oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Business agent, Teamsters Local 921; worked as a "route man" delivering newspapers throughout the Bay Area during the 1930s and 1940s; describes the Teamsters' split from the San Francisco Labor Council in the late 1950s, as well as his impressions of Teamsters leaders Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa and his five decades as a San Francisco Teamsters leader...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bakalinsky, Adah; Goldberger, Jack, 1905-1988; Truck drivers--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; Labor leaders--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 921 (San Francisco, Calif.); International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America; San Francisco Labor Council; Beck, Dave, 1894-1993; Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Norman Leonard and Smith Act defense
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program featuring Norman Leonard, lead attorney for California Smith Act defendants who were prosecuted for their leadership role in the Communist Party..Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Communism--California; Communism--United States; Communist trials--New York (State); Communist Trial, New York, N.Y., 1952-1953; Labor lawyers--California--Interviews; Civil rights lawyers--California--Interviews; Labor Archives and Research Center
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[audio]California Working Women in the 1940s
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program featuring Sherna Gluck and noted writer Tillie Olsen discussing changing work life of women due to WWII.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Women--Employment--United States--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States--History; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States; Labor Archives and Research Center
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[audio]Founders of Labor Archives and Research Center oral histories
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor and academic people involved in the founding of the Labor Archives in 1985 including Sandra Cate (Labor Foundation), Robert W. Cherny (SFSU History Dept.), Joanne Euster (SFSU, Director of Libraries), Lawrence Ianni (SFSU administrator), David Jenkins (retired ILWU), David F. Selvin (retired Newspaper Guild, Labor Foundation member), and Eric Solomon (SFSU administrator).Rights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor movement--California--San Francisco--History; Archives--California--San Francisco--History; San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Jerrie Meadows oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Community organizer and activist; worked as research department secretary for the ILWU, 1947-1952; office secretary for the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians Local 51, 1958-1967; supervisor and convention coordinator for the National Lawyers Guild, 1960s; and community activist and organizer with a variety of San Francisco causes and organizations, including the California Nurses Association, Women for Peace, California ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Community organization--California--San Francisco; Political activists--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Political participation--California--San Francisco; California Abortion Rights Action League; California Nurses Association; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Research Department; National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians. Local 51; Women for Peace (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Allan Brotsky oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Brotsky recounts his life as a Bay Area labor and civil rights attorney. The interview covers many major labor and political issues from the 1940s to the present. Topics include Brotsky's involvement with: UCAPAWA (1948 Stockton Strike), student activism at Columbia University, the Young Communist League, the National Lawyers Guild, his service during World War II, and as counsel for such unions as the United Auto Workers, United Electrical, the ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Schwartz, Harvey; Brotsky, Allan; Labor lawyers--California--Interviews; Civil rights lawyers--California--Interviews; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco Bay Area
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[audio]Jean Pauline oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Retired from Modern Times Bookstore Collective in 1996 after twenty-five years; discusses youth in Brooklyn, 1920s-1930s, early interest in cooperatives and anarchism, coming to California, 1944; helping establish Peace and Freedom Party in San Diego, 1967; and Modern Times Bookstore Collective in San Francisco, 1971; describes assisting victims of AIDS crisis, San Francisco, 1980s.Collection Guide: Jean Pauline Oral HistoryRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Political activists--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Modern Times Bookstore Collective (San Francisco, Calif.); Peace and Freedom Party (Calif.); San Diego (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.); Brooklyn (N.Y.)
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[audio]Dan Mahoney oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Irish nationalist, peace advocate, and organizer for Newspaper Guild in New York City; discusses Irish working class family life before World War II, co-founding chapter of the League against War and Fascism in high school, organizing for Guild in 1930s, Left politics, and his staff job with Hotel Workers Union, New York, after the war; ultimately settled in California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Irish Americans--New York (State)--New York--Interviews; Newspaper Guild of New York; American League Against War and Fascism; New York (N.Y.)
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[audio]Red Alexander oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Member, Shipwrights Local 1149 and highly skilled boat builder by 1941; describes boat building in military, World War II; master boat builder for Pacific Dry Dock/Crowley Maritime in East Bay, 1950-1979; traces great changes in shipbuilding over time; master model ship builder whose replicas are widely known in maritime circles. Collection Guide: Red Alexander Oral HistoryRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Alexander, Red (Robert), 1916-; Schwartz, Harvey; Shipwrights--California--San Francisco Bay Area--Interviews; Shipyards--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History; Shipbuilding--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History; Shipbuilding industry--Employees--Labor unions--California; World War, 1939-1945--California--San Francisco Bay Area; Shipwrights, Joiners and Boat Builders. Local 1149 (San Francisco and Oakland, Calif.); Crowley Maritime Corporation; Pacific Dry Dock Company; Audiocassettes; Oral histories
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[audio]Richard Liebes oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Service Employees International Union (SEIU) research director; received a Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley in 1942; became staff member of the Labor Bureau and Building Service Employees International Union (later renamed the Service Employees International Union) beginning in 1943; describes his work with the War Labor Board during World War II, his four decades with the SEIU, and the first Kaiser strike in 1968...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bakalinsky, Adah; Liebes, Richard, 1912-; Labor unions--United States--History; Labor union members--California--Interviews; Service Employees International Union; United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945); Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco Bay Area
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[audio]Tim Sampson oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Community activist, champion of underdogs and labor rights; professor, Social Work, San Francisco State University; describes posts with Avalon-Carver Community Center, Los Angeles; Center for Community Development, Fresno; and National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), Washington, D.C.; Administrative Director, NWRO, 1967-1970; analyzes techniques of successful community organizing; recalls Cesar Chavez, Saul Alinsky, and George A...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Community organization--California; Political activists--California--Interviews; Political participation--California; Labor leaders--California; Labor unions--California--History; Political activists--California--San Francisco--Interviews; San Francisco State College--Faculty-- Interviews; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity; Teachers' unions--California; Avalon-Carter Community Center (Los Angeles, Calif.); California Faculty Association; National Welfare Rights Organization (U.S.); Los Angeles (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Joan-Marie Shelley oral history
Note: Program ends at 00:13:19, followed by unrelated content beginning at 00:22:30Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: President, United Educators of San Francisco; officer, American Federation of Teachers; worked as a high school teacher for nearly thirty years at Lincoln and Lowell high schools; describes her involvement with school unions, 1955-1970, and her rise to become president of the United Educators of San Francisco in 1984; discusses her views on bilingual education, vio...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor unions--California--San Francisco--History; Teachers--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Teachers' unions--California--History; Women in the labor movement--California; Women labor leaders--California--Interviews; American Federation of Teachers; California Teachers Association; United Educators of San Francisco; Shelley, John Francis
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[audio]Dorothy Elizabeth 'Betty' de Losada oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Official, Warehouse Union Local 6, International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Interview focuses on friendship with Nikki Bridges Flynn, wife of ILWU leader Harry Bridges.Collection Guide: Dorothy Elizabeth 'Betty' de Losada Oral HistoryRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bonfield, Lynn A., 1939-; De Losada, Dorothy Elizabeth, 1921-; Women labor leaders--California--Interviews; Women in the labor movement--California; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.); Flynn, Nikki Bridges; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Fred D. Fletcher oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Official, Bay Area Newspaper Guild, 1952-1981; grew up in San Francisco and Palo Alto; joined Pile Drivers Local 34, 1941; worked as a reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 1948-1958; worked as principal organizer of the Bay Area Newspaper Guild Local 52, 1949-1952; served as an officer for the Guild (including a stint as president), 1952-1981; elected at-large vice president of the California Labor Federation, 1963; gives his recollections...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Journalists--Labor unions--California; Labor leaders--California--Interviews; Newspaper employees--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; Strikes and lockouts--Newspapers--California--San Francisco; San Francisco-Oakland Newspaper Guild; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Arthur K. Bierman oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: San Francisco State University professor and leader in the faculty strike of 1969; describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at SFSU in 1952-1968; and offers a detailed look into his role as leader of the San Francisco State faculty strike...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Carroll, Peter; Bierman, A. K. (Arthur Kalmer), 1923-; San Francisco State College--Student Strike, 1968-1969; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity; San Francisco State College--Faculty--Interviews; Student strikes--California--San Francisco; Teachers' unions--California; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities; American Federation of Teachers; Audiocassettes; Oral histories; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Archie Green speaking at Labor Archives and Research Center program
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program featuring noted folklorist Archie Green discussing his life and his donation of a 1907 Wobbly Charter to LARC.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Folklore--United States; Folklorists--California--Interviews; Industrial Workers of the World; Labor Archives and Research Center
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[audio]Dave Reed oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Retired from Local 10, ILWU, 1993, after sixty years on the San Francisco waterfront; veteran of 1934 strike; remembers boxing days, early 1930s; longshore work, 1933; witnessing S.F. police shooting workers during 1934 strike, being arrested for own union activity in 1934, meeting Henry Schmidt, Local 10 pioneer, and Harry Lundeberg, SUP leader; SUP schooner sailor, World War II; and Relief Business Agent, Local 10, ILWU, 1960.Collection Guide: ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Longshoremen's Strike, San Francisco, Calif., 1934; Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Labor unions--California--History; Stevedores--California--San Francisco--Interviews; Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 10 (San Francisco, Calif.); Lundeberg, Harry; Sailors' Union of the Pacific; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Madeline Mixer oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Regional Director, Women's Bureau, Department of Labor (based in San Francisco), 1962-1996, except for two years in mid-1980s; recalls classes from Clark Kerr, UC Berkeley, and work for UC's Heller Committee for research in social economics; contains rich assessment of Women's Bureau leadership in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s, and in-depth coverage of own pioneering advocacy of non-traditional job training and placement for women, 1972-1996...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Labor laws and legislation--California; Occupational training for women; Sex discrimination in employment; Women--Employment; Women in the labor movement--California; Women--Employment--United States--History; United States. Women's Bureau; San Francisco (Calif.)
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[audio]Pele DeLappe in conversation with Jessica Mitford
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program featuring a conversation/ interview between noted author Jessica Mitford and artist Pele DeLappe. Close friends, the interview offers personal and humorous details regarding life in the Communist Party.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Communists--California--Interviews; Labor Archives and Research Center
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